SARC News

SARC & WFP airdrop No 200 marked a delivery more than 3500 tons of Humanitarian aid to Deir Ezzour


More than 3500 tons of humanitarian aid reached to approximately 100.000 persons in Deir Ezzour city as SARC and WFP had the airdrop operation No 200 successfully done on 6/3/2017. The mentioned airdrops deliveries started to reach the city on 10/4/2016 where SARC- Deir Ezzour branch managed collection and distribution operation in coordination with the Relief sub-committee there. These humanitarian aid supported by the WFP contained rice, beans, lentil, crushed wheat, hummus, sugar, salt, cooking oil and bread yeast. Other items like ghee, tomato pulp, car tires and water purification items were supported by the ICRC, while the high energy… Read More »


SARC Concluded “Carpet Handmade Vocational Training” Programme


SARC- HQ in cooperation with SARC-Rural Damascus branch and the Directorate of Extension Units in the Ministry of Social Affairs and supported by the International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent Societies concluded the carpet handmade vocational training program, which was launched by the livelihood teams in Al-Qoutaifah and Mouadamet Al-Qalamoun areas in Rural Damascus. The programme was attended by 58 participant women who were presented with a vocational certificate and a loom as well as the needed raw material for one production cycle. It is worth to mention that this programme was designed to help the most vulnerable… Read More »


Water Systems rehabilitated in Tell Brak and Tell Hamees towns in Hasakeh


The water team of SARC Hasakeh branch in cooperation with ICRC and in coordination with Water Establishment in Hasakeh rehabilitated and reactivated water systems in Tell and Tell Hamees towns in Hasakeh on 04/01/2017. The team rehabilitated and activated 13 boreholes and the building of the water unit in Tell Brak town, while in Tell Hamees town they rehabilitated and activated 8 boreholes as well as Tell Athan water station. This work will secure drinkable water for more than 45,000 beneficiaries.  


International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and SARC mourn loss of SARC volunteer wounded in 8 February attack in Aleppo


Damascus/Geneva, 10 February 2017 – Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) remain in mourning today following news that a Red Crescent volunteer who was injured in the 8 February attack on a SARC distribution centre in Hamadaniya, Aleppo, has passed away. At least 60 volunteers and staff of Syrian Arab Red Crescent as well as 8 from Palestine Red Crescent Society have been killed in Syria since the beginning of the crisis. Since the beginning of 2017, five Red Crescent workers… Read More »


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